A Voyage to Arcturus

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After attending a séance, Maskull finds himself embarking on a journey to the planet Tormance, which orbits Arcturus. Alone, he wanders the startling landscape, encountering new monsters at every turn, constantly seeking the truth about the divinity known as Shaping, Surtur and Crystalman.

ISBN: 9780241441589 Author: Lindsay, David Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: 3rd June 2021 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.912 (edition:23) Pages: 384 Language: English Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

‘Extraordinary’ Philip Pullman

Following one man’s journey from earth to an alien landscape of ethereal beauty and existential terror, A Voyage to Arcturus is a profound questioning of the nature of evil. Dreamlike and philosophical, this landmark cult novel has influenced generations of writers.

‘That shattering, intolerable and irresistible work’ C. S. Lewis

‘A Nietzschean Pilgrim’s Progress … Lindsay’s engrossing book, a mixture of metaphysics and surreal dream-quest, stands as one of the great originals’ Guardian

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